Item number : UK MIS ALPHA CAP 2
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : Capper / decapper
Gauge : 12
Maker : ALPHA
Markings : “12” at one side of the press lever
“ALPHA” on top of the short barrel
Bottom sizes : Barrels ø 20 mm each
Weight : 279 grams
Materials body : Brass with steel decapping pin.
Black painted handle on press lever.
Paint : N.a.
Condition : Good.
Repairs : None
There is nothing known about “ALPHA”. It is not mentioned in Nigel Brown’s “British Gunmakers”. Alpha worked for gunmakers. See ALPHA CAP 1, where Alpha made a capper for W. Chalkley in Winchester, apparently a gunshop – not a gunmaker, because not mentioned by Nigel Brown.